Around Town: February 14-16, 2020

Around town

Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from February 14-16, 2020. Keep up-to-date with the latest happenings in Montreal with Mornings Rock with Terry DiMonte, heard weekday mornings from 5:30-10am on CHOM 97.7 in Montreal, via the free iHeartRadio app or at 


Penny Diving (album launch) + Reviews + Anna Arrobas
February 14, 2020 @ L'Escogriffe (4461 St. Denis)
9pm, $13

It's a night of dream pop as Montreal's Penny Diving launch their new album.

Emo Night MTL: My Chemical Romance MySpace Promo
February 14, 2020 @ Turbo Haus (2040 St. Denis)
11pm-3am, $5-$10 

Relive the emo music era of the early 2000s with a special nod to My Chemical Romance.

AC/DC tribute
February 14, 2020 @ Billy Buck (3135 Masson)

Overdose pays tribute to the Bon Scott era of AC/DC.

Valentine afternoon with the music of Leonard Cohen
February 15, 2020 @ BBAM! Gallery (808 Atwater)
3pm, By donation

Tower of Song pays tribute to Leonard Cohen.

Sandveiss + The Naked High
February 15, 2020 @ Turbo Haus (2040 St. Denis)
Doors 8pm, Show 8:30pm, $12-$15 

Stoner rocke is the order of the night as Sandveiss and The Naked High take to the stage.

Anti-Valentine's Day: An 80s Cover Night
February 15, 2020 @ Diving Bell Social Club (3956 St. Laurent)
8pm, $10 

Local bands including Bodywash, Power Party, Sick, and The Kommenden will be throwing an anti-Valentine's Day party with nothing but sad 80s covers.

Rewind: 80s New Wave Dance Party
February 15, 2020 @ Cabaret Berlin (1661 Ste. Catherine East)
9pm-3am, $6-$8

The Cure, Depeche Mode, The Smiths, New Order, Joy Division, David Bowie, Eurythmics, Bauhaus, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Echo and the Bunnymen... Just some of the artists whose music you'll dance to at this 80s new wave dance party!  

90s + 2000s rock tribute
February 15, 2020 @ La P'tite Grenouille (3435 St. Laurent)
10pm, $7

Les Bas Bruns pays tribute to bands from the 90s and 2000s including the Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Black Keys, Linkin Park, and more.


Artist Radio

Listen to music from the original bands that have tributes to them this weekend in Montreal


Six Invitational
February 14-16, 2020 @ Place Bell Laval (1950 Claude Gagné, Laval)
Doors 9am, $95-$240

It's a celebration of eSports and video games as 16 of the world's best Rainbow Six: Siege teams compete to be crowned World Champions.

Les Jardineries
Weekends until March 8, 2020 @ Esplanade du Parc Olympique (4115 Pierre de Coubertin)
10:30am-4:30pm, Free

This community space will play host to a fire pit, a chalet, warm beverages, churros, winter lawn bowling, and more family-friendly activities.

Dorval Winter Games
February 15+22, 2020 @ Dorval City Hall (60 av. Martin, Dorval)
Various hours, Free

Skating, tobogganing, sugar shack, and pony rides are just some of the activities at this year's edition of the Dorval Winter Carnival. Full schedule here

Bowser & Blue
February 15, 2020 @ The Wheel Club (3373 Cavendish)
7:30pm, $30 

Montreal comedy troubadours Bowser & Blue throw a post-Valentine's Day celebration in the West End.

Listings for Around Town are compiled by Mornings Rock producer, Esteban Vargas. If you'd like to submit your event or have an event suggestion for consideration, e-mail

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